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Luka Garza's monster start propels surging Hawkeyes

Dec. 5, 2019 5:54 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — After losing multiple contributors from last season's NCAA Tournament team, Iowa planned to lean on junior center Luka Garza more than ever in 2019-20. Garza has responded with an All America-type start to the season. The 6-foot-11 Garza enters Friday's Big Ten opener at No. 4...

Michigan, Kentucky schedule basketball game in London

Dec. 5, 2019 12:52 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan and Kentucky have agreed to play a basketball game in London next season as part of a three-year deal that also includes a home-and-home series between the two programs. Michigan announced the deal Thursday. The teams will play at O2 Arena in London in December 2020. The...

No. 25 Utah St tops San Jose St 71-59 in conference opener

Dec. 5, 2019 2:15 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — With star center Neemias Queta sidelined by a knee injury early this season, former walk-on Justin Bean has shouldered the load inside for Utah State. Bean had 18 points and 14 rebounds for his fourth straight double-double, and No. 25 Utah State bounced back from its first loss by...

No. 20 Colorado tops Loyola-Marymount 76-64 to stay unbeaten

Dec. 5, 2019 2:05 AM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado found out what it's like to get someone's best shot. Now the Buffaloes are ready to take theirs against a storied program. D'Shawn Schwartz had a season-high 16 points, including a tiebreaking 3-pointer late, and No. 20 Colorado withstood another upset scare Wednesday night...

Lull's 20 points pushes San Francisco past California

Dec. 5, 2019 1:55 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco 7-foot center Jimbo Lull has developed quite a following now that he's added a 3-point shot to his game. Lull didn't get a chance to add to his growing fame inside War Memorial Gym by hitting a 3 on Wednesday night. Then again, he didn't need one. Lull had 20 points and...

Green leads No. 22 Washington past Eastern Washington 90-80

Dec. 5, 2019 1:46 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Quade Green had no problem when Washington coach Mike Hopkins suggested his first-string point guard come off the bench for one night just to give the opponent a little different look. Whether starting or not, Green has quickly become a critical component to the Huskies' success. Green had...

Hamilton’s double-double helps UNLV beat Fresno St. in 2OT

Dec. 5, 2019 1:28 AM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Donnie Tillman scored a career-high 28 points, Bryce Hamilton had his first career double-double, and UNLV beat Fresno State 81-80 in double overtime on Wednesday night. Hamilton finished with career high of 21 points —including seven in the second OT — and 14 rebounds....

No. 6 Ohio State beats No. 7 North Carolina 74-49

Dec. 5, 2019 1:05 AM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Sixth-ranked Ohio State spent the last 15 minutes of Wednesday night's trip to seventh-ranked North Carolina knocking down shots, making the Tar Heels work for every look and ultimately driving the blue-clad home fans toward the exits well before the final horn. The result was a...

Miller scores 18 as Washington St. beats Idaho 78-65

Dec. 5, 2019 1:02 AM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Tony Miller scored a career-high 18 points and Noah Williams finished with 12 to lead Washington State to a 78-65 victory over Idaho on Wednesday night. Miller, who averaged 3.2 points per game entering the night, was 6-of-7 shooting, made 6-of-8 free throws, grabbed five rebounds and...

Nevada demolishes Santa Clara 5-game win streak, 98-67

Dec. 5, 2019 1:01 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Jazz Johnson scored 20 points, making four 3-pointers, and Nevada demolished Santa Clara’s five-game win streak 98-67 Wednesday night. Zane Meeks also hit four from distance, finishing with a career-high 16 points, and Jalen Harris came close to a triple-double with 16 points, 11...